Felony assault charge dropped

Updated: August 19, 2014, 4:22 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Hennepin County authorities have dropped a felony domestic assault charge against free-agent forward Dante Cunningham. Cunningham was charged in April for allegedly choking his then-girlfriend.

Hennepin County prosecutor Mike Freeman made the announcement Monday and said there "is not proof beyond a reasonable doubt" that Cunningham committed the crime. 

Cunningham maintained his innocence throughout the process. He told The Associated Press he is "ecstatic ...

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